Ofwat wants more money to pay for price review

Ofwat is proposing to increase the fees it charges water and sewerage companies to help pay for its next price review. The regulator is changing the way it performs the reviews and says it now needs more money for the next one in 2014. The reviews are paid for with charges levied on the companies […]

US nuclear licence renewals delayed

The US will not be able to renew licences for operating nuclear plants for a few years due to a federal court ruling, it was announced yesterday. Gregory Jaczko, departing chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) said practical impact of the plants will be limited and the reactors that have applied for a 20-year […]